Monthly Archives: October 2006

Autobiography and Everyday Artifacts of Globalization

P1010222.JPGOriginally uploaded by Tobias Higbie. Like every intellectual project, there are certain autobiographical tendencies in Global Heartland. I was raised in the midwest, and although I have lived in other parts of the US and have traveled to other parts … Continue reading

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This exit: transnational communities!

P1010256.JPG Originally uploaded by Tobias Higbie. A big buzz concept in globalization studies is the idea that the labor migrations associated with contemporary globalization have created “transnational communities” and identities. Migrants don’t give up their home identities, but keep up … Continue reading

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